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and who is eligible for a refund. our guest is tax foundation chief economist william mcbride. "washington journal" is next. host: >> host: the white house is to eating -- is disputing claims. the u.s. ambassador to madrid will appear to discuss buying in the country after press reports that the nsa collected information on phone calls. chiefs from those and other countries are expected to travel to the u.s. to discuss those issues. this topic, even on the sunday talk shows yesterday. for our first 45 minutes, when it comes to physically monitoring by the nsa on our allies, we want to get your thoughts on whether the u.s. should rethink spying on allies. here's how you can tell us this morning. you can also reach out to us on social media. you can always send us an e-mail to journal at c-span.org. stores today and yesterday stemming on new developments when it comes to monitoring of ally activity by the nsa. new about obama spying. thatsa denies reports obama was told in 2010 of nsa spying on angela merkel and allowed it to continue. on sunday, the german tabloid siding unknow
on the house position in terms of the resolution they passed back in the spring which had no tax increases, no revenue increases, assumed to the repeal of the affordable care act. it is the antithesis to the senate position. thesenate budge was resolution they passed. they had increased references -- revenues and a differences are so great it is unlikely there will be any kind of agreement to raise revenues because it could not pass in the house of representatives. host: does that doom this effort to failure? guest: now, if people had expectations that this would be a large deficit reduction package achieved by the hope for a deadline of december 13, i think that is off the table. i think there is a real possibility, not of a grand bargain, but of a bargain that will be granted that we got a bargain at all. the american public believes that congress is dysfunctional and cannot achieve anything. at a minimum, it seems there is a good possibility that both mrs. murray and mr. ryan can come together on some sort of package that will show that the house and senate can work together in a minima
the pike? how many taxes are in there? nice that it is covering people, but when will it -- what is it going to cost us? i think that americans really want to know and it is not out there in black-and-white. you should be able to look and see. there are a lot of important things that have been done wrong. the president has lied to us. thank you. host: a little bit more about the book "double down." it is just coming out. even after obama named hillary clinton as secretary of state, finding their wounds, he could barely endure spending time with the clinton. he rarely contacted his democratic predecessor in the years after taking office. after midterm losses for his party, the incumbent and his inner circle realized that they still needed the popular mr. clinton. they golfed together in 2011 in an effort to get closer together. they did not even finish 18 holes. r. obama succinctly expressed his view of mr. clinton saying that he liked him in doses. to thema, who is known test campaign donor nations said that he could not name his top five vendors. he says he has no idea. after me
in the history of the world, and at the same time receiving these really generous tax breaks and subsidies totaling many billions of dollars from the federal government. it does not make sense. why do they need that when they have all the money in the world? more money than they can count. more money than they know what to do with. that was the piece of looking at it and say, what are the ways they preserve what they have? how do they preserve these breaks? what are they worth? what is the history? the piece is a visual spread from the actual basic numbers about these tax breaks, and then we get to conspiracy theories about how oil subsidies might have had a role in the assassination of john f. kennedy, it goes all over the place. but how does the oil industry keep these seemingly unjustifiable tax breaks alive? the numbers from that story, from the charts. the annual estimated tax breaks for the big five oil companies -- chevron, seven hundred million dollars. exxon mobil $600 million. conoco phillips $600 million. bp 300 million dollars. shell, 200 million dollars. plenty of other charts
host: and the one set lack essential protections, and that many people may qualify for tax credits host: glenn kessler in today's fact checker column in the "washington post." we go to lucy now in virginia on our line for republicans. we're talking about kathleen sebelius' statements. your thoughts on that. caller: good morning and thank you for taking my call. think it is something that we are all looking, first of all, i think the general public has become so much more aware of what was in this very massive bill in the last month. what i heard computer experts website did on the not begin until eight or nine months ago, in other words, after the 2012 election. because as we are seeing this , we are becoming aware of all of the problems that are in it. so someone had pointed out well, you had 3.5 years to make it, this website, and the computer person said well, actually, no, it has only been eight or nine months. i think if all of these problems had been articulated prior to the 2012 election, who knows, maybe it would have gone another way. host: ok, we will go to carol now from same
that they companies -- that big companies do not like either. they are going to tax them out of business. arizona, big mesa they have thousands of cars completely wasted and crushed. host: thank you for the call. a political note from the hill -- paper an ad is airing tomorrow that uses past statements, slamming charlie crist. he was once theory governor of florida as a republican. he will enter as a democrat after filing the necessary paperwork on friday. details online at the hill.com. our newsmakers program is focusing on the farm bill with tom vill sack -- with tom vill ilsack. tom v conversation, why the farm bill is important -- [video clip] investing literally billions of dollars in business development. money is going to be invested in renewable energy and bio-based products. it is a research built. it will provide resources to universities to come up with new innovations. because of our research initiatives, i think 360 four patent applications have occurred just from usda sponsored grants. it is a conservation bill and an ability to protect our soil and water. it is a trade bill. this create
. this guy got elected and he got elected to change trade policy, to change the insane tax policy, to change the policy dealing with antitrust. for the past five years, what you people have been able to do whichus on this obamacare has very little to do with the ,verall economy versus the wars the insane trade policies or insane tax policies. all of this is a smokescreen. it is almost like weapons of mass destruction. if you're going to say here and the 15,000 when you have 20,000 on unemployment. 100 million people are living in poverty -- this is all this is. this is just politics to of peoples issue being critical of the president? we are at the point of this country where the whole thing is completely collapsed. after they at obama, had three years of borscht, the system needed the opposite. you people in the media created barack obama. and said of him coming in addressing the policies -- instead of him coming in addressing the policies, now you can talk about obamacare. i grew up in detroit. -- i wrotegreat book it. belt."g back the rust host: i think we got your point. scott, texas, re
who live in district 11. either towards tax increases or this on affordable care act, as my constituents like to call it. i am trying to represent them in washington, d.c. we have heartfelt decisions on the other side of the aisle from last november. you can look at divided government from the reagan era, where there was divided control. very important things got done because the president led in that arena. just a divided government. i do not sense leadership out of the white house. there is malaise going on. we appear to be adrift as a country and it is fomenting into an overall distrust from the american people. i get it. i am back home trying to do town halls, i will be doing one tonight to buck up the attitude going onabout what is in washington, d.c., and clearly this caller is very discouraged about what she sees going on or not going on in our country. host: how long have you served on the intelligence committee echo guest: -- committee? guest: this is my third term. host: liz, you are next, republican caller, maryland. for you and congressman , i was on the spot ove
the municipality is the one paying for this, having more federal taxes going to something like this. host: here is an e-mail this morning from sue -- alfie from arizona, good morning. caller: i have been watching since you came on the air. my first comment, to the lady from florida, we do not want the nra taking care of this. they want everyone to be armed. fewer people armed is better off. as far as security, i don't have a problem with it. i do not fly that often because i don't have a place to fly to. i have always enjoyed feeling secure. accidents happen. we are -- we have people who are we have tohelp read watch out for ourselves, trust those in charge to watch out for us, and to live our lives the best we can. thank you so much. host: we will hear next from velda from los angeles. i fly out of lax when we fly. alerthen lax is on high they do not take measures like florida. florida high alert is very intense. you cannot even get into the airport. car, theyder your have the bomb sniffing dogs. a question you before you can even enter into the airport. alert, theyon high don't go under your
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